This week Somali government led by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud marks its first year in office. The European Union is now calling on officials in Mogadishu to reach out to leaders in southern and central Somalia to help them solve their political differences. The diplomats say the political dialogue between the Somali people is important for the success of the government.
While praising the people and Government of Somalia, along with their international partners, for being “on the brink of achieving truly great things,” the top United Nations Envoy in the country warned the Security Council that overall success is not guaranteed and that “in no sense at all is the Somalia 'crisis' over.
Two top Islamist militants, from the US and UK, have been killed in Somalia after falling out with al-Shabab, witnesses have told the BBC.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton said today that he shares the concerns of several prominent community organizations that Minnesota's new health insurance exchange, MNsure, has neglected African-American and Somali groups in its initial outreach effort.